BOC Gases, Linde Gas rebrand in N. America as Linde
October 01, 2007
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
MURRAY HILL, N.J. ― The integrated BOC Gases and Linde Gas organizations in North America will be branded as Linde. Linde AG acquired The BOC Group, P.L.C. in September 2006 to form The Linde Group, which consists of a group of more than 100 companies in more than 70 countries.
"The integration enables us to take advantage of each company’s experience and unique strengths," said Pat Murphy, president, Linde North America.
The strengths include in excess of $2 billion in sales in North America and 5,000 employees. Linde serves more than 100,000 customers in the food, chemicals, metals, glass, energy, electronics, welding and fabricating industries from a network of more than 400 locations, including plants, sales offices and retail outlets, and 1,600 trucks and railcars.